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Feb09

Bosnia women protest hijab bans

By: sputniknews.com Source: sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the BBC, the women marched Sunday for 30 minutes in the country’s capital of Sarajevo. Women in #Bosnia protest against restrictions on wearing the hijab in certain public institutions. via @aa_balkans pic.twitter.com/RH6PkwgWQF — Balkanist Magazine (@Balkanist) February 7, 2016 The ban is a “serious attack against Muslim honour, personality and identity” seeking to deprive Muslim women of their right to work, one of the organizers of the protest said, as quoted by the British broadcaster. The protest comes after the country’s high judicial council banned religious symbols, explicitly mentioning...

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Feb09

“Hijab barbie” takes Instagram by storm

By: firstpost.com Source: firstpost.com London: A Nigerian woman, who wanted to see Barbie dressed the way she did, has given the popular doll arguably its most surprising makeover yet – all covered up and wearing a ‘hijab’. The ‘Hijarbie’, created by 24-year-old Haneefah Adam, will be initially available in the US and will be sold in the UK from mid March at major toy retailers for 9.99 pounds each. Adam said a look at the hugely popular Barbie Style Instagram “got me thinking about how I’d actually like to see a doll dressed up like I would have covered up. Check out more photos of these dolls in hijab here. “I was mulling about the idea...

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Konya outside the mosque by CharlesFred / Creative Commons
Feb09

Good Friendships and Relations

By: Tasnim Nazeer Source: ProductiveMuslim.com Much of our lives are spent interacting with family, friends and co-workers. All of these relationships are governed by codes of conduct, and the most important rule for a Muslim to follow in maintaining them is having ‘taqwa’ (being ever conscious of God). If we try our best to acquire a higher state of taqwa in our hearts, we will analyze our every action to ensure that what we do is pleasing to Allah subḥānahu wa ta’āla (glorified and exalted be He) (glorified and exalted be He) and that we maintain our relations with others in the best manner possible. The Need for Good Company Maintaining good company cannot be overstated as it...

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